The Theodorou Collection
 
Books & Manuscripts

manuel-chrysoloras-erotemata-web

Manuel Chrysoloras, Erotemata, Greek and Latin, [in the redaction of Guarino da Verona], Venice, Peregrinus de Pasqualibus & Dionysius Bertochus, 1484. 4to.

First dated edition of Guarino's abbreviation and translation.

 

aristophanes-Opera-Greek-first-edition

Aristophanes, Opera, Greek, [first edition], Venice, Aldus Manutius, 1498. Folio,
in a Parisian black morocco binding of c. 1543 (click here).

[M. Breslauer cat. 105, no. 8]
The Pforzheimer copy.

 

aristotle-opera-web

Aristotle, Opera, Greek, [first edition], Venice, Aldus Manutius, 1495-1498. Folio, 5 parts bound in 6 volumes.

 

Etymologicum Magnum Graecum

Etymologicum Magnum Graecum, [first edition], Venice, Zacharias Kallierges for Nicolaos Vlastos & Anna Notaras, 1499. Folio, 18th century russia gilt.

The Roxburghe - Spencer - Rylands copy.

 

michael-of-wallachia-history-of-the-ottoman-expedition-web

Michael, secretary to the paharnik of Wallachia, History of the Ottoman expedition for the recapture of Morea in 1715,
Greek, manuscript on paper, c. 1730. 4to.

 

cp-cavafy-autograph-manuscript-sculptor-of-tyana

C. P. Cavafy, Autograph manuscript of his poem "Sculptor of Tyana", c. 1912.